Syllabus

Intercultural Literature Studies: Theory and Method

Code
AJP278
Points
7.5 Credits
Level
Second Cycle
Faculty
School of Language, Literatures and Learning
Subject field
Japanese (JAA)
Group of Subjects
Japanese
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Intercultural Literature Studies1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1A1F
Approved
Approved, 09 November 2021.
This syllabus is valid from 09 November 2021.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • critically discuss intercultural perspectives on the literary research process
  • evaluate and, in detail, critically examine theory and method in previous research in a defined area of comparative literature
  • independently search for and compile a comprehensive literature review for this area
  • write a detailed and nuanced research plan for a feasible project in the field
  • apply current conventions in comparative literature for documentation and citation
  • in a constructive manner, analyse and discuss the academic work of others.

Course Content

In the course, students develop a theoretical and methodological framework that has relevance for a defined research project in intercultural literature studies. This is presented as part of a research plan for the future degree project and provides in-depth practice in academic writing.

Assessment

Active participation in seminars and written assignments.

Forms of Study

Obligatory seminars. The language of instruction is English.

Grades

The Swedish grades A - F

Prerequisites

  • 60 credits at Second Cycle, with 30 credits in the main field of study Intercultural Literature Studies